Taxon profile


Menacanthus curuccae (Schrank, 1776)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Phthiraptera »  family Menoponidae - bird lice »  genus Menacanthus

Scientific synonyms

Pediculus curuccae Schrank, 1776
Menacanthus appositus Fedorenko in Fedorenko, Kharambura & Achmyetzyanova, 1980
Menacanthus eisenachensis Balát, 1981
Menacanthus mauersbergeri Mey, 1982
Liotheum minutus Nitzsch, 1818
Menacanthus ultimus Fedorenko in Fedorenko, Kharambura & Achmyetzyanova, 1980
Menacanthus verecundus Zlotorzycka, 1965
Menacanthus vistulanus Eichler & Zlatorzycka, 1963
Menacanthus wegelini Eichler, 1953


Menacanthus curuccae


Author: Tomáš Najer

Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Czechia, Slovakia

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Intertaxon relationships

host: Acrocephalus schoenobaenus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Sedge Warbler, Acrocephalus scirpaceus (Hermann, 1804) - Eurasian Reed-warbler

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [278872]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Menacanthus curuccae (Schrank, 1776)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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